Resources for Stroke Survivors
Neuro Rehabilitation Unit
This is a Physician directed team approach to rehabilitative care. The patient and family are key members of the interdisciplinary team that is dedicated to having the patient regain as much independence as possible.
The patient must be able to tolerate and participate in at least 3 hours of combined therapies five days/week.
Skilled Nursing Facility
Care is planned, coordinated and provided by a multidisciplinary team. Nursing care is based on scientific principles where patient's social, psychological and rehabilitative needs are met.
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Recreation Therapy, and Speech Therapy all offer comprehensive evaluation and treatment for pediatric through geriatric populations. Please contact Outpatient Therapy for more information.
Care of the patient takes place in the home for acute or chronic illness under orders of a physician. Care is provided by Skilled Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Aides for personal care, and Social Workers.
Patients who require coordination of care upon discharge are monitored by a Case Manager.
The Stroke Team is an interdisciplinary group of caregivers under the direction of a medical director (Neurologist) and Quality Coordinator or Stroke Program Coordinator, meeting monthly to review Performance improvement initiatives for Stroke Care.
Shenandoah Valley Stroke Club
Sponsored by Augusta Health's Recreation Therapy Department, the Stroke Club is a support group that meets monthly for those who have suffered a stroke, their family, care partners, and friends. They come together to experience a variety of outings and meetings. Contact Shelly Payne at (540) 332-4047 for more information.
Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center (WWRC)
Individuals with disabilities who meet the criteria for vocational training are often referred to Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center.